Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Strömand - Histrionicus histrionicus - Harlequin duck

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 Female Harlequin duck



Harlequin ducks and one female Red-breasted merganser
© NF Photo 160201  The harbor in Rausu, Hokkaido, Japan

When we arrived at Rausu in the evening we had just a little daylight left. But still enough to see what was swimming among the boats. One species was the Harlequin duck. You can see how small it is compared to the small Red-breasted merganser joining them in the last shot. Small ones both species.

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5 comments:

  1. Hello, The Harlequin ducks are so pretty. Great sighting and photos. Happy Tuesday, enjoy your day and the week ahead!

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  2. Yes indeed, very pretty ducks! Nicely captured!:)

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  3. A ggorgeous duck to see and photograph

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  4. What an interesting shot of the Harlequin ducks ... the time of evening subdued their bright coloring giving a very artistic effect. Very cool, Monica ...

    Andrea @ From The Sol

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